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Gladis

What does Gladis mean?

Gladis Pronunciation of Gladis [glad-is] as a name for girls. The name Gladis means "lame". Gladis is a version of Gladys (Welsh, Latin): transcription of Claudia.

Variations

Gladis has 5 variants: Gladdis, Gladdys, Gladyss, Gwladus and Gwladys.

2 more alternative forms via Gladys: Glad and Gladi.

Creative forms:
(female) Gladde, Gladia, ..

(male) Glading, Glador, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gladis Tess (G.T.), ..

How popular is Gladis?

Gladis is a very popular first name for women (#1823 out of 4276, Top 43%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#55124 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Gladis was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its peak rank of #1101 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gladis name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gladis outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Gladys is the only other prominent variation form of Gladis. Other variants, like Gwladys, are seldom used. These relations of Gladis reached the peak of their popularity in the 1900s (average #593), but now, the form Gladys has become less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gladis, Gladys in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gladis and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alais, Alanis, Aldis, Alexis, Alis, Allis, Amaris, Anais, Ardis, Brandis, Candis, Caris, Charis, Claris, Cloris, Cordis, Eladia, Elis, Ellis, Elois, Elvis, Floris, Gabi, Gada, Gai, Gaia, Gail, Galia, Galit, Ganit, Gardie, Gavi, Glade, Glaura, Glaw, Glenis, Glennis, Glenys, Glinnis, Glinys, Glori, Gloria, Glorie, Glynis, Glynnis, Goldi, Goldia, Goldie, Gracia, Gracie, Grania, Gratia, Grazia, Ilanis, Janis, Kandis, Karis, Kendis, Kloris, Maris, Mavis, Paris, Tais, Tanis, Thais, Vardis, Vedis, Veradis, Vigdis, Virdis and Wandis. These names tend to be less frequently used than Gladis.

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